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Shane Watson trudges off after his first-ball duck

Australia v Afghanistan, World Cup 2015, Group A, Perth

'Big decision' to drop Watson - Rod Marsh

Rod Marsh, the Australia chairman of selectors, has said that dropping Shane Watson for James Faulkner was a "big decision" that had to be taken because of the former's disappointing recent form

Michael Clarke and James Faulkner help out with the drinks

Australia v Afghanistan, Group A, Perth

Afghanistan bowl, Faulkner in for Watson

An impressive Afghanistan pace attack will get first use of the WACA pitch, which held a bit of moisture according to their captain Mohammad Nabi. James Faulkner makes his return in place of Shane Watson for Australia

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World Cup 2015: England

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